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SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 1:30pm PDT
like to turn it to our partner, the mayor of san francisco. >> thank you for bringing us altogether. thank you for your leadership, thank you for your leadership. i'm down here to join the other mayor's and other officials, not just our city, but all the city and officials in the peninsula and bay area so we can announce our joint collaborative effort for the super bowl bid. it's an incredible opportunity. i'm glad to see this going as well as it is because it's really a commitment to the economy of the whole region as to this particular project. having said that, the super bowl bid is an incredible thing and the strength of our bid is a collaboration of this whole region. this is how we think we will win this bid. this is not for any one particular city, it's us working together. not only on transportation issues, not only on cites, but all the hospitality that we have set. i want to thank all the regionals for working together. we want that super bowl xv very badly. we think we have the greatest opportunity to work for it and not only to win that bid, but to get ourselves in an in
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2013 10:00pm PDT
are new trials granted. even here in san francisco we have struggled to fill three investigators positions for the last six months and we have hundreds of cases that need the attention of an investigator. so today we are going to study the aftermath of gideon and discuss what has to happen in order to fix it. i want to thank everyone who has made today so possible, all of you for being here. i want to thank or sponsors, kicker and van ness and jim and douglas and maratel and investigations. i would like to thank all the volunteers who made this possible. kathy, angela and everyone else who helped out today. i want to express my gratitude to the san francisco library for the last ten years and there is san francisco government tv and this is going to be broadcast throughout the year. so thank you. i would like to thank julie tron from the bar association. the bar association has been our partners in terms of providing defense for poor people. in cases where the public defender is not able to provide representation, those cases are handled by the private bar and they are doing an incredible
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2013 10:00pm PDT
on the bloomberg mayor's challenge. i have deep ties with the community technology here in san francisco. i joined google in 2002 which makes me a bit of a dinosaur at google, but i have a lot of colleague now who are in the tech community and ex-classmates who are now at twitter and yelp and [speaker not understood]. and i'm here applying today mostly because i love san francisco. i've lived here most of my adult life. i reese presidently became a homeowner and i intend to raise my family here and i feel this is a way to give back to my community. i did a survey of my life and decided i wanted to do more in volunteering. i've been asking people about commissions. i decided this commission was of the greatest interest to me. [speaker not understood] schools, the infrastructure of our future and generations to come. second, i'm a long-time believer and advocate of transparency. [speaker not understood] core value that i hold really dear and i think this committee is actually providing the transparency for our tax dollars. and on a personal level i've talked to people who sit on this committee. [spe
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2013 7:30pm PDT
of great interest for the people of san francisco which is rockslide, slope stability, which caused a dramatic front-page news. i am here with two knowledgeable and wonderful guests. i am here with a geotechnical engineer and a geologist. we are here to talk about rockslide, rockfalls, and related issues. what is the difference between a geologist and a geotechnical engineer? >> and engineering geologist deals with identifying site characteristics, mapping, the ground's surface, collecting all of this data. the engineer can come up with medications and designs. >> the structural engineer might be working on a building if there is a building involved. what is your role? >> i am interested in the physical properties of the earth and how the earth will behave: subject to different load changes. when you are building a building, you are applying a load and you are wondering if the earth will be able to supply that load. we work closely together and we come up with practical engineering solutions. >> this is when someone wants to build something. also, we have a rock piece of land. we ha
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
cochair. when i tell people of my involvement their shock to hear that san francisco is in major definition of human trafficking. they think it is people from other parts of the world. there are also so many right here, from our own bay area communities. in the city that is out of human trafficking we are also committed to being an agent of change. i want to give you a brief history of sf cat, san francisco collaborative against human trafficking. in response to what we saw is a growing problem, four organizations formed up in 2008, the jewish coalition against human trafficking; national council of jewish women, jewish reel fund, -- we then realize would needed a wider coalition in order to be more effective we reached out to a large variety of the government sectors. in february 2008 the jewish coalition held a conference against human trafficking which included agencies such as the san francisco commission on the status of women, representative of the mayor's office and other nonprofits. this event also attracted members of the state assembly and a few congressiona
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
center, is because it is part of the history of san francisco. >> they took off from logan airport, and the call of duty was to alert american airlines that her plane was hijacked, and she stayed on the phone prior to the crash into the no. 9 world trade center. >> i would like to claim today the center and the naming of it. [applause] >> kmer i actually challenged me to a little bit of a ping pong -- the mayor actually challenge me to a little bit of a ping- pong, so i accept your challenge. ♪ >> it is an amazing spot. it is a state of the art center. >> is beautiful. quarkrights i would like to come here and join them >>> while i get myself settled, maybe a show of hands. how many already been to see the exhibition? a number of you. first of all let me say good afternoon and first and foremost i would like to thank my colleagues in the education department in the fine arts museum of san francisco for an allowing me to speak today. valuable artwork -- rene, director of public programs and last on this list but certainly not least gregory stock who is a programming wizard. i'm
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 12:00am PDT
francisco of mental health court, drug court. domestic violence court. but san francisco is at the cuff of considering what measures to take in serving individuals who suffer from mental illness and also individuals who suffer from drugs, substance abuse, chronic conditions. >> i would like to introduce john diaz from the san francisco paper, san francisco chronicle. i'm very pleased to introduce him now. john? [ applause ] >> thank you very much, jeff and good morning and welcome to our panel this morning on forced treatment and constitutional rights. can they coexist? i am john diaz, the editorial page editor from the san francisco chronicle and i'm moderating this modern's discussion with our distinguished panel. forced treatment as jeff node is one of the most contentious issues of mental health. as you look at our discussion there are informed and panelled views from both sides. there has been many debates on how to implement lawyer's law which consist of outpatient treatment. it was named after laura wilcox, a mental health worker who had been shot to death by a man who refused
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
francisco is a foodie town. we san franciscoans love our food and desserts are no exceptions. there are places that specialize in any and every dessert your heart desires, from hand made ice cream to organic cakes, artisan chocolate and cupcakes galore, the options are endless. anyone out there with a sweet tooth? then i have a great stop for you. i've been searching high and low for some great cookies and the buzz around town that anthony's are those cookies. with rave reviews like this i have to experience these cookies for myself and see what the fuss was all about. so let's see. while attending san francisco state university as an accountinging major, anthony's friend jokingly suggested he make cookies to make ends make. with no formal culinary training he opened his own bakery and is now the no. 1 producer of gourmet cookies in the biarea and thank you for joining us on quick bites. how do you feel? >> i feel great. >> so i want to get to the bottom of some very burning questions. why cookies? >> it was a recommendation from a friend. hard to believe that's how it
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2013 8:00pm PDT
colleagues in the education department in the fine arts museum of san francisco for an allowing me to speak today. valuable artwork -- rene, director of public programs and last on this list but certainly not least gregory stock who is a programming wizard. i'm so grateful for their individual and collective support. i would also like to thank the production manager who is behind-the-scenes somewhere. he's waving. our production manager consistently provide patient and reliable technical support which is beyond value when lecturing to large audiences like those of you gathered today. without further a do, i'm honored to share with you today paintings that comprise the exhibition here at the museum. girl with a pearl earring, from january 26-june 2nd the museum will be the first venue in the american tour of paintings from the royal picture gallery which is located in haik. how many have individual painting in the normal home? a good number of you. this unique museum is often called the jouleewelry box. it has the world's most prestigious paintings from the morris house which toured in 1982
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT
home means. we're here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco and joined by carla, the deputy director of spur and one of the persons who pushed this shelter in place and safe enough to stay concept and we want to talk about what it means and why it's important to san francisco. >> as you know the bay area as 63% chance of having a major earthquake and it's serious and going to impact a lot of people and particularly people in san francisco because we live on a major fault so what does this mean for us? part of what it means is that potentially 25% of san francisco's building stock will be uninhibit tabl and people can't stay in their homes after an earthquake. they may have to go to shelters or leave entirely and we don't want that to happen. >> we want a building stock to encourage them to stay in the homes and encourage them to stay and not relocate to other locations and shelters. >> that's right so that means the housing needs to be safe enough to stay and we have been focused in trying to define what that means and you as a former building official knows be
KOFY
Mar 22, 2013 12:00am PDT
riders with flyers for the missing dog. he disappeared on a southbound train either in san francisco or peninsula. >> sheer panic. i started screaming. i said -- oh, my god. >> it's been one day since she woke up in a bart train to find her dog gone. she and archie were heading home late wednesday night for the san francisco spca fund-raising event. she had handbag on one side and archie in a carrier in the other. >> i fell asleep. it was an accident. i woke up and he was gone. >> she has been looking for him round the clock going to shelters and filing reports. he is more than a pet. she is registered specially trained service dog. she suffers from extreme anxiety brought on by a plane crash when she was eight. >> with him, i don't feel the need on medication. that is how much comfort he brings me. i'm just devastated. >> so is her husband. he has been at his wife's side every minute since archie disappeared. >> i don't had i it's funny. for me and my wife, that is our little kid. >> they have put flyers for every bart station and what started as a thousand dollar reward has grown t
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 1:00am PDT
as described earlier. this is one of the best locations in san francisco and bay area throughout the west coast for development of this magnitude, of this caliber and quality. we also believe that with that development comes public benefits that are to be expected and the public benefits that we are looking at and discussing are very high in quality and will bring visitors and locals to the water front of this location. next steps, following today's meeting should you approve the term sheet and e n a amendment we will present to the board for the board to endorse and following that endorsement we will begin the entitlement phase and includes state lands and the study that is required by fda 15 and the plan amendment. following that, port staff with your guidance over the next several months or longer, we'll negotiate the following documents for your approval after project entitlement for the master lease and the form of the parcel lease for each type. that concludes my presentation. thank you very much. we are available if you have any questions. >> thank you. motion to approve? >> second. >> a
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 9:30am PDT
and at least they can do that and another thing i want to say is that uber every hotel in san francisco and you see they are occupied by limo sines from the hotel go to the airport that was the best thing do you think that is existing now? every where we go you see all these limosines -- >> thank you, sir. >> is there anyone else who wishes to address the board, would would you please step up? and if there's anyone left downstairs if you could please make your way up to room 400 thank you. >> good afternoon. >> good afternoon. my name is mark goldstein i've been driving a cab for 25 years as have many of my colleagues it costs 13 hundred dollars a month to insure a cab that's liability and worker's comp and 150 for the comprehensive insurance all cabs need to be replaced every 3 years that's another expense we're heavily regulated operating costs are instantly increasing our income is being diluted by uber cabs which are completely un regulated. cab drivers have no pensions or safety net. we the cab drivers do the job that is in the top 10 percent dangerous jobs in the nation. besides r
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 12:30am PDT
as police officers here in san francisco there is a myriad of options that officers go through whether it's 51/50 where people are danger to themselves or to others, door alleys, i know there are some mental health professionals who work closely with our program. we are trying not to get folks into custody. dr. mcglaegen, when we like restaurants, it's no fun arresting a drunk. there is a huge range. but again, with the city of san francisco, you have to do something. when you have people that is certain unimaginable. they can't make the call. they would help themselves if they could but they can't. so in talking about the san diego sip program which i know our mayor is in favor of and we are going to try to do it in this city and we have talked to them about the work they do with dr. mcglaegen, if we can get it going and have them stop this. if you can't, you get 30 days, but you have to pick it or it gets picked for you if you can't pick. on the high side, jail is not something we want to talk about for people in crisis, the poison doesn't go in their arm, the poison doesn't go in their
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the fifth annual awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the mayor's office for neighborhoods. christina palone. (applause) >> good evening, everyone. i'm happy to be a part of such a great ebit that celebrates the contributions made by residents and organizations throughout the city to make san francisco one of the greatest places to live. the mayor's office of neighborhood services also known as mons focuses on neighborhood outreach and engagement. it is an honor to be here with community leaders who are dedicated to the same principles and are positive
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
heading home late wednesday night for the san francisco spca fund-raising event. she had handbag on one side and archie in a carrier in the other. >> i fell asleep. it was an accident. i woke up and he was gone. >> she has been looking for him round the clock going to shelters and filing reports. he is more than a pet. she is registered specially trained service dog. she suffers from extreme anxiety brought on by a plane crash when she was eight. >> with him, i don't feel the need on medication. that is how much comfort he brings me. i'm just devastated. >> so is her husband. he has been at his wife's side every minute since archie disappeared. >> i don't had i it's funny. for me and my wife, that is our little kid. >> they have put flyers for every bart station and what started as a thousand dollar reward has grown to $3,000 thanks to strangers that heard their story. police say they plan to look at surveillance video. >> i can't even wrap it around my head. i would do anything to get him back, anything. >> reporter: as i said there is a $3,000 reward. that amount will likely grow. her
ABC
Mar 22, 2013 11:00am PDT
this morning, san francisco's archbishop is making strong statements against same-sex marriage days before the course takes up proposition 8 and will hear arguments if the ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional. archbishop is talking to abc7 news reporter right now. early this morning he told "usa today" that to legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire and p.d. on the scene." hashtag
KOFY
Mar 22, 2013 11:30am PDT
friday at the school. >> new this morning, san francisco's archbishop is making strong statements against same-sex marriage days before the course takes up proposition 8 and will hear arguments if the ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional. archbishop is talking to abc7 news reporter right now. early this morning he told "usa today" that to legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire a
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 4:30pm PDT
, virtually know this law that i encounter. the san francisco department of public health provides a mailing every single year for the last seven years to all 1100 retailers, with all of these items in your packet you will see a copy of it in these four different languages. in fact we just sent ours out this year, at the first week of march. so just so you know, all retailers right now have just received the informational packet talking about sales to minors, and in addition when they applied to the state and the board of equalization to the tobacco sort of handling license and they received the education and there is an agency that some of it comes from which is an enforcement agency that does inspections locally as well. there is a lot of opportunities to be educated about this and we at the department of public health try to do a great deal of prevention to be sure that everyone knows about the law. why is the city actively enforces? there is reasons related to health and addiction, and the stores that break the law and sell to youth are making the profit at the advantage of the law abidi
ABC
Mar 22, 2013 1:05am PDT
disappeared on a southbound train either in san francisco or peninsula. >> sheer panic. i started screaming. i said -- oh, my god. >> it's been one day since she woke up in a bart train to find her dog gone. she and archie were heading home late wednesday night the san thn francisco spca fund-raising event. she had handbag on one side and archie in a carrier in the other. >> i fell asleep. it was an accident. i woke up and he was gone. >> she has been looking for him round the clock going to shelters and filing reports. he is more than a pet. she is registered specially trained service dog. she suffers from extreme anxiety brought on by a plane crash when she was eight. >> with him, i don't feel the need on medication. that is how much comfort he brings me. i'm just devastated. >> so is her husband. he has been at his wife's side every minute since archie disappeared. >> i don't had i it's funny. for me and my wife, that is our little kid. >> they have put flyers for every bart station and what started as a thousand dollar reward has grown to $3,000 thanks to strangers that heard their story.
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2013 9:00pm PDT
of san francisco. so, i'm asking for your support to say yes to rose. thank you very much. you all have a blessed day. >> thank you. >>> ♪ green, green, it's far they say on the side of the appointment green, green and i hope you pick a good appointment for the seat you're going to fill green oh, green i hope you pick a good appointment please and i hope you make it green and i hope you pick a good appointment the best ones that you've seen green, green is the appointment green on the hill on the far side of the city hail green, green, and you're going to pick a good appointment and the seat you're going to fill and they walk in appointment zoll -- solitude [speaker not understood] and you're going to pick appointments now and i know it's going to be fine and the city, the forest gonna shine in the city rockey mountain forest high i know you're going to pick appointments from the sky and i know you're going to make it and you're going to make the city budget forest fly city mountain high on these appointments ♪ thanks >>> good afternoon, i'm nancy russell. i'm here today to persona
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
the families who flew all the way here from newtown, connecticut for joining us here today in san francisco. and while you are far away from home, i hope that you feel welcomed in our city. as a father of two girls myself, i can't imagine the pain and grief that you have suffered these past three months. and i have profound respect for your courage and for your commitment, for turning this grief into action. the tragic and horrifying events in sandy hook elementary school, touched every american, a tragedy of this magnitude brings along with it the pain, the shock, and the disbelief. and it forces all of us to ask the question how can we prevent such terrible events? how do we protect our children? our youth, our residents? for san francisco, it is very important for us to continue to have an open dialogue regarding gun violence so that we can answer these questions ourselves. today, we honored the three-month anniversary of the tragic mass shootings at sandy hook, elementary school, with technology leaders from san francisco and all over the bay area, joining the sandy hook promise. the la
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
500 cabs out there right now i live in a rent controlled apartment here in san francisco and that's how i can afford to do this job and i'm stressed up to here. thank you very much for your time. applause. >> i'm currently a student and it's a great way to make money to pay my bills and all my friends work as a cab driver they are my age 25 to 30 years old they told me it was a great business. it was not bad i could make money but from the last year the money that i made was fifty percent less than i used to make and i was trying to work now you have lift and they all break rules why do i have to follow the rules? all my friends are leaving the cab business i don't want to leave the cab business i think it's really good business been here 20 years you have to go through background check you can not be a sex offender that means a lot to the customers. i start asking them is that a cab driver usually a limo driver so please do something about it otherwise we would not have the chance i have to go to unemployment. >> thank you. >> i do find it ironic that uber which is running a
SFGTV2
Mar 21, 2013 7:00pm PDT
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 7:30am PDT
the bay area the contract is for a total of 7 hundred bikes 350 will be in san francisco the rest will be down the cal train corridor so very much a pilot and used to evaluate the benefit of bike share in terms of getting more people on the bikes and out of their car giving people more options how to make short trips in the city. although the time it's taken this pilot up and going i think many other cities have already gone past proofing the concept this pilot program was initial ly meant to be 500 bikes but because of funding constraints it's only 7 hundred but we will be reaching out to our regional partners to see if we can get that number up to a thousand. and look to expand we're very confidence that as every other city that's tried this it will be very successful. the good news is the contract is finally awarded and the bikes should be in place and operational by august so a great big step forward. and then just two items on muni service changes 2 different things we're doing one temporary one permanent the temporary one is an extension of what we did during the christma
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
>> you're watching quick bite, the show that has san francisco. ♪ >> we're here at one of the many food centric districts of san francisco, the 18th street corridor which locals have affectionately dubbed the castro. a cross between castro and gastronomic. the bakery, pizza, and dolores park cafe, there is no end in sight for the mouth watering food options here. adding to the culinary delights is the family of business he which includes skylight creamery, skylight and the 18 raisin. >> skylight market has been here since 1940. it's been in the family since 1964. his father and uncle bought the market and ran it through sam taking it over in 1998. at that point sam revamped the market. he installed a kitchen in the center of the market and really made it a place where chefs look forward to come. he created community through food. so, we designed our community as having three parts we like to draw as a triangle where it's comprised of our producers that make the food, our staff, those who sell it, and our guests who come and buy and eat the food. and we really feel that
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
) ♪ >> fantastic. easily one of the best views in san francisco, so, if you've never had the opportunity to visit mclaren park, i highly recommend it. it's like finding a whole new part of san francisco. and now it's time for our last award, which is an award that we felt was an important element of our vision for the neighborhood empower. ment network and that was to takethe opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of folks while they're still with us. so, the lifetime achievement award is for someone we feel we should take this moment in time and thank in person for their contributions to the city. and i think we have this year's winner epitomizes the kind of person that we should take the time to acknowledge and to go further into that i'd like to actually take a moment and invite now our supervisor district 8 malia cohen who would like to share her opening thoughts on this award. (applause) >> can i just tell you how good it feels to be up here, to look out to see all the people that make everything possible, that really makes san francisco wonderful? and i just have got to give a special
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2013 7:00pm PDT
and community. >> next speaker. >> thank you,. >> hello, i live in san francisco and i walk through this particular neighborhood on the way to and from work. seeing the recent development and revitalization efforts is a welcome site as this area is often and as many of the others have mentioned as seen as fair share of neglect over the years. i believe that introducing new small businesses into this area will help to expedite the process of improvement and in the positive growth that is now occurring. i am here to soundly express my support for the opening of the beer hall not only will it be an asset to the community as it will serve to fulfill the need for the businesses and also be an asset to the people who live or work in this area and will encourage the people to visit the neighborhood as well. i understand that the fear and hesitation of opening a business that serves and sells alcohol in this neighborhood. i worked for a non-profit organization just a few blocks away that serves many of the economy disadvantaged and challenged people that reside in this area, the concern is
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
of an overview of graphic of sales to minors in san francisco, as you see, 2003, 2004, there, is when the ordinance that makes every retailer apply for the city and the department of public health for the privilege and the opportunity. and when the enforcement began with the police department and you see there is a dip in sales to minors and we keep it around at 12.8 percent at the moment. the state has had a drop from 37, selling one out of three, more than one out of three to right now at the state level only 8.7 percent are illegally selling when there are inspections. the goal must be to reduce san francisco to the average, that is when you include the entire state, and every community, at this point we are at 12.8 percent. and so an overview, and so just you know that you have a visual of tobacco outlets there are 1100 at most any given point, and this indicates that these blue dots indicate all of the retailers. just to give you a idea of where our kids are sold tobacco. >> here are the red cross and now those are places where we have documented in the last three years that the
ABC
Mar 22, 2013 4:30am PDT
are going to undress when they stage another protest against the ban on public newtity in san francisco. a federal judge ruled against an appeal filed by feud activists last week claiming the ban is unconstitutional. a federal judge previously ruled the nudity was not protected as an expression of free speech. san francisco's law took affect on february 1. today's protest me begins at noonan at front steps of city hall. >> this morning, golden gate bridge officials are expected to approve a plan to raise the fee limit at toll plaza. right now, five miles per hour is the recommended speed in fast track lanes. officials want to raise that to 25 miles per hour to help traffic flow and all electronic toll collection begins on wednesday since drivers do not have to slow to pay the toll. if you are up sure how to pay we have all the information on the openings for drives on our website, abc7news.com on "see it on t." ground breaking in san francisco on a major new building on the ucsf mission bay campus, building a new global health and clinical science building at the corner of 3rd and 16th.
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
wilson. i am a native here in san francisco. i am asking to be reappointed back to the mental health board. when i sat on the seat before, i was a mother, single mother with four children. and didn't quite have enough time. now i am a mother and four children are grown and beautiful san francisco citizens and gone. so, i have the time to serve. i have been currently taking some classes at city college for mental health and currently in the mental health certificate program. i've served here before. i love san francisco. it is such the resourceful, beautiful city in the world, there's no place like it. and there's no place like just being at home, being a native. i am asking to be reappointed back to the board. thank you. >> thank you. any questions? seeing none, thank you very much. at this point i'm going to ask if there's any public comments. come on up. you have two minutes each. are you going to be repeating? >>> no. i wanted to speak. my name is takai tyler again and i wanted to speak in support of melody daniel. i think that she would be an excellent addition to the mental heal
SFGTV
Mar 21, 2013 9:30pm PDT
community in 1991, and san francisco for the last 15 years. i'm very aware that frequently when we talk about health, mental health is given short shift. mental health is an area that [speaker not understood] old whether housing or social service and frequently it's not a part of what we have. i have for the last 10 years been focused on the mental health needs of the aging lgbt community. i have devised a support group that meets and is open regardless of hiv status, regardless of income, and it has a broad range of men -- in fact, we offer two groups. it's been a very popular outreach. in addition, i developed a training on the mental health needs which has been provided locally for various community organizations as well as graduate programs as well as nationally and next month i will be in australia at the melbourne health and difference conference which is a national conference on lgbt mental health issues, -- health issues and i will be presenting on mental health issues at that conference. i am an active member of the community partnership and also a member of the hiv and aging p
KRON
Mar 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
coming up on kron four news. is san francisco finally ready to deal with drunks on city streets? the police chief says yes. he's borrowing an idea from san diego. and the search for the popular bay area baseball coach who's accused of molesting his young players. the news is next. save up to 40% on closeout sets from beautyrest and posturepedic. save hundreds on floor samples and closeout inventory. but hurry, the beautyrest and posturepedic closeout sale ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ new tonight at 11. all of treasure island - without power tonight. this after a bird flew into a power line. officials restored power just before 10 p-m. treasure island has been plagued with power outages in recent months. san francisco power officials, who provide electricity to the island, have been working to upgrade the aging system they inherited from the navy. there were more than forty outages last year. also new at 11. san francisco police will soon change the way they deal with people chronically drunk in public. kron four's jeff bush shows you
NBC
Mar 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
. christie smith is live at san francisco city hall where it all began. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, john. the u.s. supreme court is set to hear two distinct cases on gay marriage next week. the bay area is ready with marches and vigils planned. there is also a 12-year-old boy that reached out to chief justice john roberts to let him know about his own family here in the bay area in santa rosa. he and his sister, salina, are adopted. they have two dads. the family is committed to each other. looking to the u.s. supreme court to decide the legality of his parent's union as it will consider california's ban on same-sex marriage tuesday. wednesday, the court considers another case that challenges the federal defensive marriage act. in the la few family, 12-year-old daniel learned that justice roberts has two adopted kids of his own. he said he thought he would never have a family of his own. >> my foster mom always told me i was unadoptable because of my medical condition. when my dads adopted me, i realized that everything she said was a complete lie. >> on monday, marr
ABC
Mar 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
of san francisco is making comments against gays and lesbians marrying before the supreme court considers the ban in california on same-sex marriage. core -- cornell is live with more. >> as proposition 8 heads to the supreme court, the archbishop is speaking candidly about same-sex marriage saying he respects differing opinions but wants do make it very clear that he opposed it. he tells "usa today" that he realized many people in san francisco disagree with the church's teachings on marriage and sex but there is a deeply embedded catholic culture here. the archbishop goes on to say that "marriage should be between a man and a woman and to legalize it makes mothers and fathers irrelevant." his beliefs have not been popular and many have protested outside of st. mary's but public opinion on same-sex marriage has shifted not only is the president supportive, his administration has filed a legal brief with the supreme court. crisperry and sandy of one of two couples behind the lawsuit challenging prop 8. >> if we prevail, if lower court rulings are reversed and proposition 8 goes away was o
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 2:00am PDT
and it's not too late to register so sign up today. recruitment has been begun with san francisco and the parks alliance. we are looking for kids in age group. teens upon work in the parks and open spaces and advance their leadership and gain valuable work experience and for more information call our office. i would now like to invite larry barry from san francisco youth works that wanted to make a quick presentation. larry, come on up. >> thank you commissioners and good morning. as he said i am larry barry. if you don't know we have an internship program 11 and 12 graders participating and that includes recreation and parks and i am here today to present an award to you for your contribution to our program. we have been able to provide 54 internships over the last year to kids in san francisco. we worked with a host of sites including the ones mentioned over the summer and pine lake and silver tree and douglas play ground and it's been a wonderful importance and wonderful opportunity. not only do the kids get the internship opportunity they get to see the public sector a
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 10:30am PDT
are the drivers in that area. >> we have eight dispatch services in san francisco, dispatching taxis from 30+ taxi companies that we have; all the data that could be available from those taxis instead of coming to one point comes to eight different points. we are pulling all that information through this process into one civil point so that we are not developing an app, we are creating a pool of data; someone using that service would've access to all taxicabs in san francisco, using all dispatch services however they set them up, not pulling any information about the dispatch service or any proprietary thing that they are doing, getting location and other data about the taxicab so if i am at the corner of -- and mcallister the service can identify the taxicabs in the vicinity; we are pulling them into one place. >> let me think about that one. >> i'm sure that we have public comment that should be get a board temperature check on the amendment? you cannot take public action until you take public comment. >> public comment not only on the item? >> as proposed. >> (calling speakers) >> hello. as
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
millions of dollars and funded local projects in san francisco and mclaren park and recently a grant for the visitation green valley development project and for buena vista park and we urged congress to provide funding so that was our main legislative initiatives. two others very quickly the national recreation park association is looking for a sponsor of a park infrastructure and finance act. the act is modeled after the transportation infrastructure finance and innovation act in place since 1998 and create a program for competitive loans and credit for the construction or cost of projects. this is a great way to leverage existing public funding or private funding to fill the gap. for example we have a funding gap for the sustainable nursery project in the botanical garden in golden gate golden gate park and this would be a mechanism to close that for that project, and finally we are advocating for the reconstruction and support of the community parks revitalization act and sponsored by kay hagan to carry out a revitalization program for the rehabilitation of critically needed pa
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 3:30pm PDT
in the work should always live on in us together when we talk about collaborating in sfr san francisco. for the long-term in the future. the asian pacific legal outreach was founded in 1975 to promote cultural and legalistic services to the most marginalized in this community and i had the benefit of standing on the shoulders of giants with the agency had a sister relationship with other agencies amazing agency such as the asian women shelter, cameron house and arica. in this fight against domestic violence, what is legal work? what is a restraining order out a piece of paper if there is no shelter or safe place? such as the ones that -- provide for the survivors. but is a -- together these agencies created in 2001, a collaborative as of october 2013 we have expanded the collaborative to consist of legal outreach, asian women shelter, arica and -- to reflect the diversity of the needs of our clients. our mission remains true. to see the not as victims but to talk about what resilience and courage mean. not only for women and children, people of all genders. people often forget t
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2013 1:00am PDT
thank jeff and the san francisco public defenders office for this 10th year of the justice submit summit. thank you and i don't have a prepared speech. i do want to address some of these misconceptions. there is a bail reform and we are part of the reform. we are proud to say that we are part of our regulatory agency with the department of insurance to reestablish the industry. but alongside of that we are not a one size fits all industry. there is a place for the criminal justice system as well as the criminal bail industry. now we have testified along with catherine, our lobbying effort are basically this is what we look like. this is the lobbyist. we are not a high paid, i represent the mom and pop businesses throughout the state of california and certainly although hopefully our assurity companies employ their lobbyist. this is what it looks like. it not the chico's bail bonds. we are mom and pop and the majority of our agencies are owned by women. i'm eye i want to have the opportunity to say what we mean. legislator coming this year is what we are looking at at high cost
ABC
Mar 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
more at 6:30. >> san francisco's archbishop is making strong comments against gays and lesbians marrying. this is days before the supreme court considers california's ban on same-sex marriage. the archbishop says the debate will continue no matter how the court rules. he says that he relies many people in san francisco disagree with the teach >>guest: on marriage and sex but there is also a deeply embedded catholic culture here with many who understand and cherish the church teachings. >> and new information on christopher dorner, a battle for the $1.2 million reward offered for his capture. dorner took his own life in a southern california cabin after a shoot out with police. now, the associated press reports that a couple tied up by dropper and a man he car jabbed are both trying to blame the reward munch the people who want the money are being public because they know he cannot come after them. he killed four during the rampage in southern california including two police officers. >> ahead, the bay area cities leading the nation in rising home prices. >> new this morning, pre
ABC
Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
director of the san francisco lgbt community center. >> they face chal qlempks in schools and from the world in terms of having two same-sex parents the children are turning out just and equally successful in school coming up at 6:00 what may happen should the high court rule in favor of same-sex marriage and how, he says it will limit the freedom of the church. >> in washington, d.c. a line started to form at the supreme court. people want to see inside next week's event. people started to camp out yesterday, lines too do form in advance for free tickets to hear the arguments by five days before a case that is early. abc 7 news carolyn tyler will be in court when the highest court considers whether prop 8 wrongly denies gays and lesbians the right to marry. >> a cruise ship arcadia owned by carnival arrived near san francisco today. >> now, the group is all smiles in spite of the troubles you've heard of. and talked to some of the passenger autos this morning buses started to rom out taking passengers on guided tours. but there were those who chose to go it on foot. >> we're going
Univision
Mar 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
sinfonica de san francisco esta en la calle ,pero no por falta de dinero. ♪ >> los musicos llevan más de 1 semana en huelga porque los gerentes no quieren revelar las finanzas de la sinfonica que recibe una donacion de 300 millones de dólares, los gerentes reciben aumentos, y quieren gastar 500 millones para expandir el negocio pero no le pagan más a los musicos >> sabe en que consiste la reforma estadounidenses. >> es importante que también sepa que por lo menos 1 millones de californianos se beneficia, usted también puede tomar ventaja, nbbeatriz >> así es, en ese marcoca,el es líder en los pasos que ha tomado para interpretar la refomra de salud que entra en pleno vigor a partir del 2014 >> es un poco delator >> comprar un seguro de salud aunque sea basico es obligatorio en estados unidos apartir de enero de 2014 por la reforma del sistema de cobertura medica, de lo contrario la persona enfrenta multas pero existen excepciones y se quieren brindar excepciones accesibles a todos >> ensan francisco autoridades, lideres comunitarios y doctores celebran el tercer alpo de la ley de ref
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
of the mishap. >>> a san francisco bicyclist who ran over and killed a pedestrian pled not guilty today to federal vehicular manslaughter. police say he ran several lights before striking the pedestrian. this month, the defense attorney unsuccessfully tried to have the charge lowered to a misdemeanor. >> striking members of the san francisco symphony tried to hit the right notes with the public today.. >> 40 musicians took part of an informational picket the musicians make $165,000 a year and 10 week paid vacation autos there is a top of a centuries old profession this, is a skill cell veled. i've added up 30,000 hours practicing. i have bursitis. >> this for a symphony with the second highest endowment in the nation. >> you soon could be allowed to drive faster as part of the switch to all electronic toll collections. they say there is an increase decision on the bridge. qeem you updated. >> a bill shaking up the cosmetics industry is out. a legislation called safe cosmetics act. of 2012 that would give the fda authority to ensure all personal care products are free of harmful ingredie
FOX
Mar 22, 2013 4:30am PDT
. >>> a violent attack on a packed muni bus in san francisco. what we have learned about what happened and the man police are searching for. >>> developing news from virginia. three people are today following an overnight shooting sat a marine base. the new information just released in its investigation. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, everybody it is friday, sounds very good to say that. march 22nd i'm brian flores. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. you will not believe who is here for us on the weather this morning. >> yeah i wanted to come in and meet brian. >> and you don't need any sleep any way. >> couple hours. >> nice to be here. the weekend is shaping up. we're right there basically. we are heading for daytime highs. we are going to warm upright through the bay area week. see that pink or purple area? that is a gail warning off the coast. it will be breezy today. when i come back, i'll have the forecast for your winds and also the day-time high forecast for your neighborhood on friday. >>> good morning, to you. traffic is moving along pretty well around t
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 12:00am PDT
of san francisco. our staff share a long history of working together cooperatively and collaboratively to enhance public service including access along the water front. examples include the at&t ballpark and piers. one of the key factors, support staff as well as commission staff along the process. the pier 30 and 32. we have kept staff informed including the legislation. as background the state legislature as the ultimate trustees of public trust land and resources entrusted the land along the water front in 1968 to manage on behalf of all the people of california. the port 32 you the burden act has the responsibility and authorities to this land. there are 84 other grantees. including san diego, long beach which include over 300 statutes. the commission over stands but not any authority over project proposals unless provided for in legislation. for the boars of the proposal that are being discussed today involving pier 30-32, the commission does have some approval authority over the sale of lot 330. there is some mechanisms which brad talked about with the san francisco water proposa
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 9:00am PDT
. >> calling names. >> hi i am against if mta in the future i think only the taxi companies in san francisco we can work with mta because mta controls extra things. the second thing is so many limos and the buses in the mosconi center they have no place to park the taxis nobody take care and they took the business also to the taxi and the taxi go home empty. they have families they have a children they also have a feelings. thank you. >> thank you, sir. >> next speaker? >> calling names. >> good afternoon i've been driving a taxi in san francisco since 1978 when i started driving there were 711 medalions on the street i have no idea how many now it's gotten like a war zone out there i was on third street crossing market the other day and some town car cuts me off 3 lanes just to pickup these people on the street and it wasn't even a cab it was a town car and it's gotten crazy it's really dangerous now to go out there and i could go on like this but everything the people have said today is absolutely true please pay attention to everybody thank you tlaus. applause. >> next speaker. >> callin
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 12:30pm PDT
you. >> greetings commissioners. i am a native of san francisco and proud resident of beacon street for the past 42 years, and this issue a tronnishing enough has come back to haunt us. it has actually been resolved some years ago and now since we're revisiting it i stand here opposed to the vision of mr. ginsburg which is to develop this so called trail and his vision continues to say that it would connect -- interconnection with billy goat hill in this case and walter ross park. i am opposed to the development of such a concept and the development of the so-called trail. the so-called trail is a probably no wider than this, a foot and a half to 2 feet, and in our estimation it's been created in a fashion by someone at night that arbitrarily chosen this and by the way on a very steep incline. it's a relatively short area of country hill side and it does continue from the bottom at beacon street and all the way up to the park and it's makeshift. it's primitive. i wouldn't like to leave the impression it's a modified trail because frankly we don't see its usage. those of us
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
>> good evening and welcome to the march 20, 2013 meeting of the san francisco board of appeals. preceding officers this evening is hwang and joined this evening by commissioner fung and honda. at the controls is the board's legal assistant. >> i'm cynthia the board's director. and we are also joined from members who have matters before the board and scott sanchez is here, and city administrator and also representing the planning department and commission. joseph dufy is here representing the building of inspection. and we are joined by derek smith he is a health program coordinator at the department of health tobacco free project. >> if you could go over the meeting guidelines and conduct the swearing in. >> the board requests that you turn off all phones and pagers so they will not disturb the proceedings and carry on the conversations in the hallway. the board's rules of presentation are as follows, appellant's and permit holders and department representatives each has seven minutes to present their case and three minutes for rebuttals. people affiliated with these parties mu
KICU
Mar 21, 2013 11:30pm PDT
in the neighborhood, but did not find him. >>> the san francisco police department bomb squad blew up what appears to be a live hand grenade. a man said he found the device this afternoon buried about 10 inches under the dirt in martin luther king jr. drive. he said it looked real to him, so he stopped a passing park worker to report it. the bomb squadded decided not to move it, and instead used explosives to blow it up. things were pretty much back to normal in the park. >>> results of a joint law enforcement investigation into the killing of a highway patrol officer revealed new details about the gunman. 36-year-old christopher lacy shot and killed him. investigators say lacey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1997. he expressed anti-government views. a lead investigator says a motive for the shooting may never be known. >>> now to washington, d.c., where the house of representatives passed legislation today to keep the government funded through the end of september. that bill now goes to the president to be signed into law, averting a possible government shut down. also, one day after reje
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